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18 Jan 2014

Temple Performing Arts Center holds free Philadelphia Song Book Concert Vol. 1 Feb. 8

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January 18, 2014 Category: Local Posted by:

The Philadelphia Jazz Project seeks the creation of a local songbook in the tradition of the Great American Songbook, which celebrates the most important and influential American popular songs of the 20th century.

The Philadelphia Songbook Concert will take place at Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St. at 8:30PM. Guests can RSVP @ [email protected] or register via

The event will include Jazz standards and popular songs penned and/or performed by local artists.

Philadelphia Songbook Volume 1 will feature performances of compositions by John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, James Mtume, Hall & Oates, Norman Connors, Blue Magic and Jill Scott. Musical directors Alfie Pollitt and Denise King are joined by a team of local performers including Barbara Walker, Ella Gahnt, Pablo Batista, Tony Jones, Pete Chavez, Webb Thomas and others as they take us on a fascinating musical journey.

Free and open to the entire family. Come together for this incredible history of music.

General Seating, first come first served. For more information, call 267-259-3802 or visit us on the web at

Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Painted Bride Art Center, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.

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